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Stories about War & Conflict
25 October 2016
The Sri Lankan military is investing heavily in the tourism business. The armed forces have several hotels and resorts, many restaurants and cafes, and other tourist facilities.
20 October 2016
Peace Activist Khurram Parvez's Illegal Detention in Kashmir Valley May Be Proof He's “Doing Something Right”
After his arrest on September 15, Parvez was charged under the Public Safety Act and sent to a prison facility nearly 300 kilometers from his family and legal counsel.
Communities from the most affected areas in Colombia's armed conflict took the streets of the capital to protest against the results of the referendum and support the peace agreement.
14 October 2016
9 October 2016
Censorship of online content has surged in Yemen since the beginning of the conflict opposing Houthi rebels and forces loyal to president Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi.
Phony proverbs and escalated saber rattling are setting the tone for dangerous new tensions between Russia and the United States.
7 October 2016
The 2016 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Colombia's President Santos for his efforts to end a five decades-long civil war, with Syria's widely celebrated White Helmets missing out.
6 October 2016
This week, we dig deep into why Colombians voted down a peace deal that would have brought an end to a war that has lasted for more than 50 years.
Global Voices Advocacy's Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
5 October 2016
October 3, 2016 marked the one-year anniversary since Syrian-Palestinian software engineer Bassel Khartabil, also known as Bassel Safadi, disappeared from his prison cell in Syria.
2 October 2016
"Because Colombians have the capital, made this peace possible, and are already so close, it would be crazy not to [go through with it]."
1 October 2016
After more than five decades of armed conflict between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, a peace settlement is finally at hand, if voters want it.
"This is a very tense time. Not even war-wise, but it became a tense social time. People going towards the 'yes,' people going towards the 'no.'"
30 September 2016
"When will Mr. Hekmatyar be launched at Kabul?"
"...culture and art and sport should be without boundaries and borders. These are the two areas which bring people together and encourage understanding of other cultures."
29 September 2016
"Do I appear fidgety? Maybe it is because I don’t understand how someone would ever answer “Yes” to the question: 'Are you a member of a secret banned organization?'"
28 September 2016
A practical joke published on YouTube has made it to network television in Russia, where it was aired as real footage of ethnic tension in Ukraine.
Iran's 1953 coup d'état is widely depicted as a rupture in the modern history of Iran. It is also a Pandora’s box filled with contested narratives.
27 September 2016
"Art becomes more important for the people to see and feel the reality, and motivate them to make changes in society."